NMS-3FE781: Neolithic scraper

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Unique ID: NMS-3FE781

Object type certainty: Certain
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Early Neolithic end scraper fashioned from a trapezoidal sectioned thick blade with a small area of cortex remaining on the distal end. The piece is made of mottled mid-grey flint with areas of iron staining to the high points and the edges. The scraping edge is formed by steep retouch and the lateral edges are damaged. 86 x 32 x 14mm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: NEOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: NEOLITHIC
Date from: Circa 4000 BC
Date to: Circa 3001 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 86 mm
Width: 32 mm
Thickness: 14 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 13th February 2014 - Wednesday 12th March 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Rogerson
Identified by: Mr Jason Gibbons

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 31761
Other reference: AMD032014

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Manufacture method: Knapped/flaked
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Broadland (District)
Parish or ward: Postwick with Witton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG2807
Four figure Latitude: 52.61288317
Four figure longitude: 1.36632225
1:25K map: TG2807
1:10K map: TG20NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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